Hall of Fame
The St. Xavier Athletic Boosters cordially invites you to attend
the Annual Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony.
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
FC Cincinnati Founder/President and GM Jeff Berding '85 and
FC Cincinnati Head Coach Alan Koch.
CLASS OF 2019
Patrick Bandy ’08 (Tennis)
Patrick was a four-year member of the Varsity tennis team during his time at St. Xavier HS. He was a main contributor to the Varsity Tennis team’s three consecutive Team State Championships. He served as the team captain his senior year. He qualified for the State Tournament all four years. His freshman year he finished 4th in the State Tournament in doubles and then won the State Championship his sophomore year in doubles. He played singles his junior and senior years at the State Tournament and finished 2nd his junior year and advanced to the quarterfinals in his final year. He earned All State 1st Team Doubles honors in both his freshman and sophomore years. He earned All State 1st Team Singles honors his junior year and earned 2nd Team All State Singles honors his senior year. He earned 1st Team All GCL in doubles during his freshman and sophomore years. He was earned 1st Team All GCL for singles in both his junior and senior years. He was named GCL Player of the Year his senior year as well. After St. Xavier HS, he attended the University of Kentucky and played tennis for the Wildcats. After one year at UK, he transferred to Xavier University where he was a three-year letterman and two-time captain for the Musketeers. During his time at Xavier, he had 51 career Singles victories which stands in the Top 20 all time in school history. He had 62 career Doubles victories which stands in the top 10 all time in school history. His 113 total career victories also stand in the Top 10 all time in school history.
Michael Larkin ‘00 Football and Track
Michael saw varsity football playing time as a freshman. He was a three-year starter at wide receiver and return specialist for the Bombers. His career receiving statistics were 59 receptions for 1,102 yards and 16 touchdowns. He was 1st team GCL as a junior and senior. The compiled record for the football teams Michael started on were 38-5 with two GCL championships and one state runner-up. He averaged 18.7 yards a catch over his career. He still holds single game records for longest kickoff return for a touchdown (99) vs. St. Ignatius 1998 and longest punt return (94) vs. Middletown in 1999. He also holds the record for most receiving yards in a game with (215) vs. LaSalle in 1998. Michael also participated in track and field for four years where he excelled in sprints and the long jump. As a junior he won the GCL in the 100 meter dash with a time 0f 11.24. His senior year he was battling some injuries that limited his accomplishments. He also participated in many winning and regional qualifying relay teams. Michael went on to play four years of football at Miami University where he had 200 receptions for 2,772 yards in his career. When he finished with Miami in 2004, he was their All-Time leading receiver in yards (2,772) and career touchdown receptions with (32) and also held the NCAA record for most consecutive games with a reception (42).
David Mosko ‘07 (Swimming)
David is one of the most decorated swimmers in OHSAA State History as he claimed eight State Championships (4 individual-4 relay) during his four-year career at St. Xavier High School. His first title came as a sophomore in the 100 Butterfly and finished his career with four titles his senior year at the OHSAA Div. I State Championship Meet. He was a 10-year State Record holder in the 500 Freestyle from his swim that season. The AquaBombers won a State Title each year he was a part of the program and the team won a National Title (NISCA) his senior year. He was a team captain during that senior year and also returned to help coach with the program during the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 seasons which were both State Championship seasons. During his time as a student athlete at St. Xavier, he recorded 20 swims that qualified him as an All-American and his 200 Free and 500 Free times as a senior were the best in the entire country for the 2006-2007 season. He also represented the United States as a member of the 2005 US Junior National Team and won a Gold Medal in the 200 Fly and a Bronze Medal as a member of the 800 Free Relay while competing in Melbourne, Australia. David continued his career at Stanford University where he was a 14 time NCAA Division I All American over his four-year career. The Cardinal won the PAC 10 Championship all four years during his time and he was a member of the Pac 10 All-Academic Team three years. He won a PAC 10 Individual Championship and also was on the podium at the NCAA Division I National Championships for his performances in the 200 Fly, 500 Free, 1650 Free and 800 Free Relay. David represented the United States again in 2011 at the World University games in China and reached the finals in both the 400 Free and 800 Free. He participated in the Olympic Trials in 2008 and 2012. He showed his range by qualifying in multiple events and competing in the 200 Free, 400 Free, 1500 Free as well as the 200 Fly. He recently was inducted into the LaRosa’s Hall of Fame as a member of the 2018 class.
Patrick Ross ‘01 Football and Track
Patrick is one of the most dominant defensive football players in St. Xavier history. A three-year starter, Pat was voted as a two-time Lineman of the Year in the GCL. He was 1st team GCL his junior and senior year. His senior year, Pat was voted team captain and MVP, 1st team All-city, 1st Team All-State, 1st Team Tom Lemming’s All- Midwest Team and selected to the Big 33 All Star Game. During his time at St. Xavier, Pat also threw the shot put and discus for four years and was a member of the National Honor Society. After St. Xavier Pat accepted a full scholarship to Boston College where he started 37 consecutive games between 2003-2005. He was voted 1st Team All Big East in 2004 and 1st Team All-ACC in 2005. He was also elected as the Boston College Team captain as a senior and won the 2005 Scanlan Award, the highest honor bestowed upon a Boston College football player who excels in the classroom and the community. He was also chosen to play in Hula Bowl following his senior season. He graduated on the Dean’s List in 2005 with an undergraduate degree in Finance and Masters in Administrative Studies. After going undrafted by NFL, he spent three seasons with Seattle Seahawks, Indianapolis Colts and final season as member of the NFC Champion Arizona Cardinals who came up just short against the Steelers in Super Bowl XLIII.
Brad Scherer ‘06 (Football, Basketball, Baseball)
Brad Scherer was one of a very few athletes in the last 30 years that played football, basketball, and baseball for all four years at St. Xavier. He was the starting quarterback for the first State Championship football team in 2005. He was the heart and soul of the team, leading them as a captain. He threw for 1200 yards and ran for 500. He had 20 total touchdowns to three interceptions. Brad was first 1st team GCL in football and was voted the team MVP. He was a three-year shortstop in baseball hitting .360 as a junior with 19 stolen bases and was honorable mention all-district. His senior baseball season was cut short due to injury. In basketball, he was the starting point guard on a team that finished 20-5 and district champs.
The Gruber Family
Gary '73, John '00 & Dave '01